Caunay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Caunay in Deux-Sevres

Visit Caunay: highlights and tourist information

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Caunay is situated in the Deux-Sevres department and Poitou-Charentes region (now part of the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in the western-centre of France at 44 kilometres from Niort, the department capital (general information: Caunay is 341 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Melle at 18 km and Ruffec at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Caunay, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Caunay in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Deux-Sevres

Map of places to visit near Caunay

Markets in and near Caunay

  • Chaunay: market Monday (6km)
  • Sauze-Vaussais: market Thursday (7km)
  • Lezay: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Chef-Boutonne: market Saturday (15km)
  • Civray: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Melle: market Friday (18km)
  • Ruffec: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • La Mothe-Saint-Heray: market Thursday (24km)
  • Brioux-sur-Boutonne: market Thursday (24km)
  • Rouille: market Friday (25km)

More information about Caunay, Poitou-Charentes

Tourist attractions near Caunay, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Caunay.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Abbey Saint-Sauveur de Charroux (25km)
  • Sanxay (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Saint-Pierre-d'Exideuil) (15km)
  • Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Civray) (17km)
  • Eglise de Saint André (Ruffec) (21km)
  • Eglise de Genouillé (Genouille) (22km)
  • Abbaye Bénédictine (Charroux) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Lusignan) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chatain) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Maurice (Saint-Maurice-la-Clouere) (32km)
  • Eglise d'Usson de Poitou (Usson-du-Poitou) (35km)
  • Abbaye de la Réau (Saint-Martin-l'Ars) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Brice (Saint-Mande-sur-Bredoire) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Pierre (Dampierre-sur-Boutonne) (41km)
  • Abbaye de Nouaillé-Mauperthuis (Nouaille-Maupertuis) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Jean-Baptiste (Coulgens) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Vivien (Bagnizeau) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre et eglise de Saint Hérie (Matha) (48km)
  • Eglise de Saint Germain (Varaize) (50km)
  • Eglise de Saint Gervais et Saint Protais (Civaux) (52km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Chauvigny) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Arboretum du chemin de la découverte (18km)
  • Parc et jardin de l’Abrègement (24km)
  • Jardin monastique médiéval (29km)
  • Laverré (33km)
  • La Guyonnière (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vivonne (29km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Vallée des singes (monkeys) (16km)
  • Zoodyssée (37km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Caunay

Canton: Sauzé-Vaussais

Arrondissement: Niort

Department: Deux-Sevres

Region: Poitou-Charentes

Postcode: 79190

Distance to Caunay

from Niort (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 341 km

from Calais: 544 km

from Nice: 629 km

from Bordeaux: 160 km

from Strasbourg: 635 km

Getting here

Caunay is in the western-centre of France. Most visitors will come by car, as an excursion from the Loire Valley or approximately 4 hours from the channel port at Saint-Malo. For driving distances to Caunay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chaunay, Clussais-la-Pommeraie, Maire-Levescault, Pers, Pliboux, Sainte-Soline and Vanzay.

This page in French: Visiter Caunay